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January 24, 2023 The finest modern military thinker, Maj. Gen J.F.C. Fuller, wrote “the true objective of war is not military victory but the peace that follows it.’ Amen. Besotted by tribalism and propaganda, we often forget why we are fighting and what changes the current war will bring. We […]

November 7, 2022 A few billion here, a few billion there – and suddenly we are looking at real money. Even more important, real inflation. Governments all over have been spending like drunken sailors in a desperate attempt to counteract the ruinous effects of the Covid pandemic and resulting closures. […]

October 27, 2022 In 1799, Marshall Alexander Suvorov led a Russian army and all its cannons across the Alps in the dead of winter. A plaque near Gotthard still commemorates this epic military feat. In March 1814, Russia’s emperor Alexander I entered Paris at the head of his Imperial Guard, […]